Facility Rental

The Ross County Fairgrounds near Chillicothe, Ohio have many facilities, including the grandstand, multipurpose buildings, campgrounds and more, all of which are available for rental throughout the year.

Daily Rental Rates

Please note: per Board motion these are the only currently authorized rates to use in any daily grounds rental.  If a special rate is requested then board action will be required on a case by case basis before requested rate is authorized.

The following rates were approved per motion 4-21-06 dated April 10, 2006 except where noted.

Multi-Purpose Building:

Capacity: 300

  1. Monday thru Thursday - $300.00
    (per motion 2-10-13 dated February 11, 2013)
  2. Friday, Saturday, Sunday - $500.00
    (per motion 2-9-13 dated February 11, 2013)
  3. Friday, Saturday, Sunday - $250.00 for ½ day before the rental date
    (per motion 2-9-13 dated February 11, 2013)
  4. Fair Directors rate - $50.00 for one rental per year
    (motion 6-6-96 dated June 3, 1996)

Commercial Building

$500.00 or $600.00 with outside booths
Capacity: 400

Home & Fine Arts Building

$350.00
Capacity: 228

4-H Building

$250.00
Capacity: 320

Flower/Vegetable/School Building

$250.00
Capacity: 240

JVS Building

$200.00
Capacity: 75

Sheep & Goat Barn

$350.00
(motion S8-4-15 dated August 24, 2015)

Show Arena

$750

Bandstand & Bandstand Area

$350.00

Shelter House

$50.00 with $50.00 cleaning deposit
(motion 10-6-16 dated October 3, 2016)

Grandstand

$750.00

 

The following rates were approved per motion 5-6-06 dated May 1, 2006:

4-H Horse Barn and Arena:

  1. $250 - daytime into evening show
  2. $200 - daytime show
  3. $10.00 - stall rental

Fairgrounds Camping

$25.00 per night
(per motion: 2-5-16 dated February 1, 2016)
The same rate applies for extra night of camping during the fair.

 

The following rate was approved per motion 12-6-09 dated December 14, 2009:

Beef Barn

$400.00

 

The following rates were approved per motion 1-9-13 dated January 7, 2013.

Multipurpose Building Booth Rentals

$410.00 for week of the fair                       

Commercial Building Booth Rentals

$21.00 per foot for the week of the fair    

Vendors/Concessionaires

$4.50 per square foot for the week of the fair

 

For information on all rentals at the fairgrounds, please contact the Fair Office.

 


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Calendar of Events

2018 Schedule

December 10: RCAS Annual Meeting

 

2019 Schedule

February 17: 4-H Horse Committee Swap Days

March 9: Miller’s Automotive Swap Meet

April 5 & 6: Cattle Show

May 16-18: SOFR

May 24-26: Smash-it Bash-for-Cash

May 30 - Jun 1: Relay for Life

June 1: NBHA Show

July 5-7: Jeep Fest

August 3-10: Ross County Fair

Aug 28 – Sep 2: Easy Rider Rodeo

September 27-29: 4-H Halloween Campout

October 4 & 5: Cattle Show

November 2: Miller’s Automotive Swap Meet

December 9: RCAS Annual Meeting